The monastery closes at 1:30pm on Sundays and is closed all day on Mondays (unless there is a Major Feast Day - see the calendar).
From Interstate 79 North or South:
Exit at #96, Portersville.
Turn left onto 488 West.
At the stop sign turn right.
Then make the first left. (This keeps you on 488 West)
On Route 488, after crossing a concrete bridge (about 8 miles from Portersville), you will see the monastery sign and driveway on your right.
From PA Turnpike (I-76):
Take exit #13.
Go north on Rt. 18 one mile to a traffic light.
Turn right onto Rt. 351 East.
Follow this road through the town of Koppel, across a long bridge, and into Ellwood City.
At the last traffic light, corner of Lawrence Avenue and 5th Street, turn left.
Turn right at McDonald’s onto Fountain Ave (Route 488 East).
Follow 488 East about 3 miles, across two bridges.
Entrance to our monastery is on the left, ¼ mile after 2nd bridge.